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. >>> a controversial proposed study off the coast has environmentest angry and worried. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is here where pg&e's plan is creating a lot of concern for marine mammals. >> reporter: 40-mile stretch of the ocean. from here down to south of pismo beach. beginning next month 12 days of blasting the water here, every 15 seconds with super loud sound. >> reporter: the power plant could be at risk from undersea earthquake faults. >> the state called for the study and we are committed with working with them. >> reporter: penetrate the ocean floor, echoes reveal faults but it could also hurt marine mammals. >> we will have safe protection zones. >> reporter: there will be only temporary effects on marine life but i obtained this report, there would be significant and unavoidable harm to hundreds of marine mammals. >> we have seen beachings of marine mammals around the world following large noises. >>> they say the state used better and more recent science that are better, less risky methods to explore the faults. >> you can get better, reliable data by going at it a
if japanese tsunami debris has come aboard. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler has more. >> reporter: you can see the occasional bit of plastic on the beach but volunteers cleared beaches from santa cruz to monterey. >> reporter: in a warehouse they call the trash lab researchers went through a tiny fraction of the 8-tons volunteers picked up. >> our beaches are bees used heavily and we are still leaving stuff behind. >> shoes, socks, cans, bottles, all kinds of stuff. you name it, we can find it on the beach. >> reporter: they are on the look out for debris from the japanese sunomy. -- tsunami. >> someone was eating on the beach and left it there. >> 1.5 million tons swept out to sea from japan. officials said a dozen confirmed from japan. none in california. >> it is a big ocean. much can sink. it is phenomenal that individual items will find their ways to the shores. >> reporter: researchers were identifying dangerous stuff. >> getting a better understanding of the hazards out there. >> reporter: scientists are hoping to convince manufacturers and policy makers to protect our ocea
is unpredictable. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is live in brentwood where west nile is worse than it was last year. john? >> reporter: they are expected here in about 40 minutes to prepare for the fogging tonight. officials said west nile virus shows no sign of slowing. >> reporter: our camera was there as a technician found mosquitos in this pool behind a vacant house. >> the warmer weather kept west nile virus still going. we are getting reports. >> reporter: another bird testing positive today. frozen for further analysis. 66% higher than last year. and the fraction of mosquitos with the virus, four times higher. again, it is warm weather. >> they lay eggs more quickly, grow more quickly. it causes the virus to produce more quickly. >> reporter: positive mosquitos, in the eastern part of the county. two human cases, nationwide 130 dead. 3100 sick. millions infected who don't know it. the human risk is low, it is hard to prove a human vaccine effected. >> there is no way to know they will end up being exposed to west nile. >> reporter: it is up to us to protect our selves. treat
that they can come and take culinary classes and get jobs in a restaurant industry, a number of computer science classes here will get you a job at twitter, zynga. >> officials here have until october 15th to submit an action plan aimed at turning around city college. in san francisco rob ross, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california's community college system is getting a new leader. gab rice paris is named the next over state's 112 campus system. he'll replace jack who retired this month. paris previously led the reno community college district in sacramento area. make up the nation's largest public college system. >>> over at uc berkeley citizen union workers held a rally today in support of five campus who have been laid off. the building they were assigned to were being demolished. they were denied the opportunity to transfer to other open positions. the university tells ktvu it is work wg the custodians to help find them similar jobs but they need to apply to different departments like any other campus employee. >>> the national hockey league announced today it is canceling the entire preseaso
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may sound like science fiction but google headquarters where engineers are working to make the dream a reality. explains a new and modernized of the road. >> perhaps the drive point governor jerry brown arrived today at google headquarters toyota. he then went inside and signed a law clearing the way for driverless cars to hit the road. >> self driving car is another step forward in this long march of california pioneering the future and leading not just the country, the whole world. >> the new law will set standards including requiring a human being to be behind the wheel in case of an emergency, but that may eventually change according to google cofounder. >> you can have a car drop you off at work, get out, walk through a little bit of space, and it goes off and takes somebody else somewhere else. >> he says driverless cars may enable large car sharing and potentially reduce the demand for parking. engineers say driverless cars will not be subject to what most automobile crashes, human error. >> i expect going to be far safer than human-driven cars. >> judging by a reaction, some
visit the sciences for free. it's through the end of october. people living in certain zip codes, there they are on your screen, they can enter for free this weekend. all you have to do is enter a photo id. time now is coming up on our 5:00 hour. bay area police searching for a mother on the run. how she allegedly used her daughter to commit crimes and how the child was then literally left holding the bag. >>> also san francisco police in riot gear, we're taking you live out there this morning as they clash with protesters. officers are still on scene. what is our weather like for friday. >> depends on where you are. if you're inland on the coast, it's different. you can't get much cooler by the coast. anywhere from 60s to 70s. westbound 24, this traffic here looks good as you drive to the tunnel. no problems reported here between walnut creek and oakland. the san mateo bridge looks good over to peninsula. now to 5:00, let's go back to dave and pam. >> thank you. >>> happening right now, san francisco police are standing guard over a downtown occupy camp. ktvu is live
communities stronger. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> welcome back. time now 6:25. uc berkeley the latest college campus to get a fake bomb threat. suspicious call came in a bomb was on campus. they searched all day and nothing came up. now in the past couple of weeks other schools like ones in ohio, texas, tennessee they all received threats that turned out to be false alarms. >>> idaho fisherman made
regulators will make the decision by june. residents ask visit the academy of sciences for free this weekend. it's part of every friday through saturday through the end of october. you can enter for free this weekend. all you have to do is enter for proof of that. every adult can bring up to 6 kids. >> six? >> yeah, if you have six kids, head over to the academy of sciences. >>> sal, people are headed out the door now, but it's feeling friday light? >> we're hoping it is. we're hoping it's going to be a friday light. we have not had one of those in a while. today would be a good day to start. let's go out and take a look at what we have now. this is a look at northbound 280 as you get up towards highway -- it's a nice drive with no major problems. again, we have not had a lot of problems. there's a backup in some of those lanes, but that's about all. happy driving, and we'll tell you more coming up. >>> coming up next a morgan hill mom on the run. she's accused of using her young daughter in a supermarket scam. >> there's a hearing today for a suspected gang member who was shot by san franci
for years. according to the school website he teaches math science, and student councilco adviser and this morning he is behind bars for committing a lewd & lascivious conduct with a child under 14. the arrest came after reason reports of inappropriate relationships. the principal hut him on -- put him on administrative leave and he has a long history with the community and with students. pool are asking if you have any information any appropriate conduct call police. in the meantime the school is making big changes to the classes he taught. his students will be broken up and reassigned starting monday. the school is inviting parents of the students who were in his classes to come to a meeting tonight where they can ask questions and administrators are expected to be there. they will have extra councilling for students who need it -- counseling for students who need it and he is set to be arraigned on this charge tomorrow. wopping wong ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> -- claudine wong ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and they are raising some new questions about the new california
culinary classes to get jobs in our restaurant, computer science classes. >> reporter: city college of san francisco has till october 15 to submit an action plan aimed at turning around city college of san francisco. reporting live, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california's community college system is getting a new leader. the next chancellor. he spent 16 years of chancellor. california community colleges make up the nations' largest public system. >>> joseph naso has been granted extra time to prepare for his murder trial. joseph naso is defending himself against four counts of murder in the 1970ss and 1990s. a judge granted him aquarial delay -- a trial delay after he requested it. it was set to begin in november but the judge pushed jury selection to january 14. >>> a school student is facing disciplinary action for bringing a air soft pist tool school. -- pistol to school. he threatened to hurt anyone who reported him. officials say they notified his parents and looking in to consequences. >>> the regular refs are back on the field tonight after they reached a deal yesterday to t
registered voters will request a mail in ballot. san jose state political science profession or says campaigning know they have to reach voters sooner. >> they have to put those ads out earlier than they would have in the past. >> one of the most talked about initiatives in san jose, it would raise minimum age from 8 to $10 an hour. they say their grass roots campaign can't take any votes for granted. >> we started not just a few weeks before the early voting but we have been going at it for about 2 months now. >> reporter: backed by the silicone valley chamber of customers. these political ads are going up now. say early voting and mail in ballot make it more expensive. but waiting until the end of october is not an option. >> if you wait you have no chance of winning. >> reporter: several bat on the drop off-sites like this one will open up october 8. you can go to our website for locations. just click on web links. matt keller. >>> some same sex couples are getting a reprieve from the federal government. partners in which one is an illegal immigrant will put their deportation on h
, language arts, maps and science. he's the athletic director, basketball coach and student council co-advisorier -- adviser. here's what's going to happen today -- a substitute teacher is in place he will be in place today and tomorrow and then on monday, what they will do is take his classes and distribute the kids to other classes. and that's how it is going to work. the counselors are also in place today. we talked about parents having questions. parents can ask the administrators but certainly a lot of questions. a lot of people that we've told about what happened. certainly are shocked and upset. we tried to talk to some neighbors of the teacher. they were upset and didn't want to talk about the situation. but apparently the home he was arrested in is one that he grew up in. the family has been there for years. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> in antioch, some parents are angry saying they are not notified about a student who brought a gun to school. the turner school principal said -- said the incident happened last wednesday but the letters did not go out u
: almost 68% of the total registered voters will request a mail in ballot. san jose state political science profession or says campaigning know they have to reach voters sooner. >> they have to put those ads out earlier than they would have in the past. >> one of the most talked about initiatives in san jose, it would raise minimum age from 8 to $10 an hour. they say their grass roots campaign can't take any votes for granted. >> we started not just a few weeks before the early voting but we have been going at it for about 2 months now. >> reporter: backed by the silicone valley chamber of customers. these political ads are going up now. say early voting and mail in ballot make it more expensive. but waiting until the end of october is not an option. >> if you wait you have no chance of winning. >> reporter: several bat on the drop off-sites like this one will open up october 8. you can go to our website for locations. just click on web links. matt keller. >>> some same sex couples are getting a reprieve from the federal government. partners in which one is an illegal immigrant will put the
and rescue team is hughes a helicopter and two boats looking for any science of the two men. >> san jose police investigating a brawl that led to the city's 34th home received received-- homicide of the year. when officers arrived they say they found a man with stab wounds. he was rushed to the hospital where he died. his name has not been released. the brawl reportedly involved as many as 30 people. >> police arrested a man in connection with a stabbing. a 57-year-old man was stabbed multiple times with something similar to an ice pick just after one. he was taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening join ires. officers tracked down the suspect early this morning. they say he led police on a brief car chase before being taken in to custody. investigators believe the suspect and the victim knew each a. > al media residents say they were kept awake late last night by loud mice music by a rave held miles away. >> reporter: nearly everybody we talked to was bothered by the noise and as you said they aren't even around the corner from the coliseum. it's a full two miles that way. last
. >> reporter: but u.s. political science professor cook says the romney campaign has been playing the expectations game both ways. >> coming out the conventions until now. certainly for the romney campaign hasn't been positive and they made the argument, wait until the debates come around. >> reporter: cook says romney has an advantage by simply appearing on stage with a sitting president. and romney could take advantage as the debate makes it to the economy. voters will have their chance to decide with two more presidential debates to follow this month. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and you can watch that debate live right here on ktvu channel 2 this wednesday. our coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by a special edition of ktvu news. >>> a new analysis shows a record 23.7 million latinos will be eligible to vote in the upcoming election. that is more than 20% from 2008. the hispanic research says that the turn out is usually smaller than that of whites and african americans about 50%. that could be because eligible latino voters are younger and fewe
.s. political science professor cook says the romney campaign has been playing the expectations game both ways. >> coming out the conventions until now. certainly for the romney campaign hasn't been positive and they made the argument, wait until the debates come around. >> reporter: cook says romney has an advantage by simply appearing on stage with a sitting president. and romney could take advantage as the debate makes it to the economy. voters will have their chance to decide with two more presidential debates to follow this month. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and you can watch that debate live right here on ktvu channel 2 this wednesday. our coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by a special edition of ktvu news. >>> a new analysis shows a record 23.7 million latinos will be eligible to vote in the upcoming election. that is more than 20% from 2008. the hispanic research says that the turn out is usually smaller than that of whites and african americans about 50%. that could be because eligible latino voters are younger and fewer younger people vote. >>> and i
schoolers to pursue science and engineering using only digital cameras and telescopes, they studied the brightens of stars and how it varies over times. >> one of the many types when an amateur astronomer can help the scientific community more than a professional can. >>> - - >> they find out tonight if they win. >>> complaints about a notorious foreclosure process are already dropping as the nation's landmark settlement is just about to go in effect. the deals between states and the largest lenders starts tomorrow. complaints about dual tracking dropped by 50% last month. that's when banks begin foreclosure proceedings at the same time as they're working on loan modifications. that practice is restricted under this new settlement. >>> we are following development news in hayward coming up in two minutes the new detail we're uncovering about a serious shooting just moments after officers arrive. >>> this couple dedicated they're lives to feeding the homes. but now they're ready to step aside and the question is, who's going to take over their job? mother nature's cool like that. mo
and self- discovery. >>> some san francisco residents can visit the california academy of sciences for free this weekend. it is all part of the neighborhood free days which is every friday through sunday through the end of october. people living in the zip codes there on your screen can enter for free this weekend. all you have to do is bring your photo i.d., each adult can bring up to six children. >>> more than 2000 soccer balls will be flying in the air at candlestick today. america scores, a local youth soccer group, will gather to try and break the guinness world record for the most soccer balls dribbled at one time. last year the st. louis chapter made history when 428 soccer players came together, but the united nations has since defeated that record with more than 2000 dribblers in the gaza strip. they will be at the stick at 1:00. >>> the petaluma little league team will enjoy a whole new adventure this afternoon. since advancing to the little league world series, the players took part in a town parade and honored by both the giants and a's. now the team will swim with dolphins at
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